Suspected Murder-Suicide in Lancaster

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Police say a couple in their 80s was found with gunshot wounds in a suspected murder-suicide at their home in Lancaster.

Lancaster police say the man called a relative to say he’d shot his wife and was going to hurt himself. The family member then called police around 1 a.m. Wednesday.

Police say they found the 83-year-old woman on a bedroom floor. She died at the scene. Her 83-year-old husband was found on a bed and was taken to a hospital, where he died.

Police say a handwritten note was found at the scene. They didn’t immediately release details about the note or possible motives.